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Laura Days! ♦ 3603 236th Avenue, Burr Oak, IA 52101 View Map

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Laura Days!

Friday, June 24

6:30 Wilder 5-K Run ($20 registration fee)…………………………………..in front of Barney’s Bar & Grill       

Kids’ 1 Mile Fun Run for ages 12 and under. Games and spelling bee after the run.

5:00 – 8:00 Food stand by the Winneshiek County Cattlemen’s Association

8:00 – 12:00 Entertainment by DJ Front Line………………………………………………….Barney’s Bar & Grill

Saturday, June 25

Events are located on 236th Ave. and behind the Masters Hotel.

           all day 50/50 Raffles running throughout the day

9:00 – 4:00 Tours of the Masters Hotel every half hour (will be closed for the parade 12-12:30. The last tour of the day begins at 4:00. Admission charged. Register at the Visitor’s Center.

9:00 – 5:00 Gift Shop and Visitor’s Center open  

10:00 Food tent opens – serving brats, hot dogs, walking tacos, pulled pork, pie, drinks, and more

10:00 – 11:45 Children’s pioneer games, craft demonstrations, hands-on activities…………….behind the Masters Hotel

Tug of War Sack races Corn cob dolls Buzzers Shave Knife

Three legged races Stilts Candle making Checkers Wool Dye

Dress up photos Tattoos Duck races Butter making And much more!

11:15 Story Time Under the Trees……………………………………………………... behind the Masters Hotel

11:30 Checkers Tournament……………………………………………………............. behind the Masters Hotel

12:00 Parade down 236th Avenue, north to south

12:30 Horse Rides…………………………………………………………………………. Lutheran Church lawn

12:30 – 3:30 Children’s pioneer games, craft demonstrations, hands-on activities…………….behind the Masters Hotel         

12:45 Skillet Toss Tournament……………………………………………………….....behind the Masters Hotel

1:00 Story Time Under the Trees……………………………………………………....behind the Masters Hotel

1:15 Announcements and Recognitions - 2016 Little Miss Laura and Young Almanzo, Volunteer of the Year, Coloring Contest winner…………………………………………………………............ entertainment tent

1:30 Pie Auction………………………………………………………………………………. entertainment tent

1:45 Stage Show – A Portrayal of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Jessica Michna…………………. entertainment tent

2:45 Raffle drawing…………………………………………………………………………… entertainment tent

2:45 Greased Pig contest………………………………………………………………. behind the Masters Hotel       

3:00 Bean bag Tournament (fundraiser for 1st Responders and LIW Museum)…………  Barney’s Bar & Grill

Register any time before 2:45. $20 per team.  

 8:00 – 12:00 Entertainment by Country Cousins……………………………………………….. Barney’s Bar & Grill

Sunday, June 26

10:00 – 11:00 Ecumenical Pioneer Worship………………………….......………………...………….. entertainment tent

11:00 Settler’s Picnic (potluck, everyone welcome)

12:00 – 4:00 Museum tours and gift shop open. Last tour of the day begins at 3:00. Admission charged. Register at the Visitor’s Center.